Amazing start of the year for the vehicle market in Israel.

vehicle market in Israel

Amazing start of the year for the vehicle market in Israel with the first two months up 14 percent compared with last year record. Behind Toyota, Hyundai and Kia, Mazda is fast recovering the ancient prestige.

In February 2015 according to data released by the Israeli Department of Transportation System total new Light Passenger Vehicles sold in Israel have been 21.850, up 2.4%% compared with the correspondent month last year.

Year to Date sales in Israel have been 55.474, up 14.1% thanks to the booming January when sales rose 23.2%.

Absolutely not bad as start of the year, considering that the comparison is towards the record year.

In February, Toyota took the leadership with 2.807 sales (+8.9%) with 12.8% of market share, up 3.7 points from the previous month. In second plate Hyundai with 2.636 units (+24.8%) defending the year to date leadership after a very strong January. In third arrived Kia with 2.437 sales (+24.0%) and 11.2% of market share.

There was a time, almost 10 years ago, when this market was dominated by Mazda. Then the Japanese brand declined. Thanks to the youngest line up in the market, Mazda is now recovering and the in this start of the year was very close to the three leaders. In February it sold 2.229 units (+26.8%).

Mitsubishii in fifth place was strong as well, with 1.688 sales (+43.3%).

Others remarkable performances were scored by Seat (8th with 796 units, +84.5%), Subaru (9th with 754 units, +45.5%) and Citroen (13th with 524 sales, +33.2%).

As far as the car groups performance and ranking, the leader was Hyundai-Kia with 23.2% of market share, ahead of Toyota with 13.2% and Volkswagen Group with 13.1%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Toyota Corolla was again n top (for the 18th consecutive time) with 1.370 units (-9.6%), followed by the Mitsubishi Attrage with 1.126 units (+140.1%) and Kia Picanto with 1.043 (+19.6%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank FebRank JanBrandSales FebYtD FebY.o.Y. Feb '15Share Feb '15Share Jan '15
14Toyota2.8075.8528,9%12,8%9,1%
21Hyundai2.6367.03524,8%12,1%13,1%
33Kia2.4375.71824,0%11,2%9,8%
42Mazda2.2295.55726,8%10,2%9,9%
55Mitsubishi1.6883.98243,3%7,7%6,8%
66Skoda1.2983.39823,9%5,9%6,2%
78Suzuki1.2162.781-1,1%5,6%4,7%
89Seat7962.13884,5%3,6%4,0%
914Subaru7541.54245,5%3,5%2,3%
1010Chevrolet6141.693-39,7%2,8%3,2%
1116Volkswagen5771.3043,0%2,6%2,2%
1213Renault5501.431-2,5%2,5%2,6%
1318Citroen5241.19633,2%2,4%2,0%
1415Opel5101.25228,8%2,3%2,2%
157Nissan4792.1985,9%2,2%5,1%
1611Honda4701.442-21,0%2,2%2,9%
1720Peugeot3849278,4%1,8%1,6%
1817Fiat3121.01646,8%1,4%2,1%
1922BMW23163969,0%1,1%1,2%
2023Dacia211419#DIV/0!1,0%0,6%
2119Mercedes19174140,6%0,9%1,6%
2212Audi1871.08829,2%0,9%2,7%
2321Ford148570-72,3%0,7%1,3%
2425Isuzu126270-12,9%0,6%0,4%
2524Lexus822576,2%0,4%0,5%
2626Volvo7922039,2%0,4%0,4%
2727Jeep641742,4%0,3%0,3%
2831Alfa Romeo4787-5,4%0,2%0,1%
2928Mini45146102,8%0,2%0,3%
3029Infiniti35104160,0%0,2%0,2%
3130Cadillac3278-25,0%0,1%0,1%
3236Abarth2736176,9%0,1%0,0%
3332MG2458#DIV/0!0,1%0,1%
3433SsangYong1540-14,9%0,1%0,1%
3536Chrysler918-55,0%0,0%0,0%
3634Land Rover7258,7%0,0%0,1%
3738Jaguar5120,0%0,0%0,0%
3837Porsche210-9,1%0,0%0,0%
3840Lancia22-50,0%0,0%0,0%

Rank FebRank JanGroupSales FebYtd FebY.o.Y Feb '15Share Feb '15Share Jan '15
11Hyundai-Kia5.07312.75311,4%23,2%22,8%
24Toyota2.8896.1096,7%13,2%9,6%
32Volkswagen2.8607.9389,5%13,1%15,1%
43Mazda2.2295.55711,0%10,2%9,9%
56Mitsubishi1.6883.98257,5%7,7%6,8%
65Renault-Nissan1.2754.152-16,3%5,8%8,6%
78Suzuki1.2162.78119,7%5,6%4,7%
87GM1.1563.023-27,6%5,3%5,6%
99PSA9082.12316,1%4,2%3,6%
1012Fuji Heavy Industries7541.54246,1%3,5%2,3%

 

Rank FebRank JanModelSales Feb '15Sales Ytd FebY.o.Y. Sales Feb '15Share Feb '15Share 2014
14Toyota Corolla1.3702.618-9,6%6,3%5,7%
28Mitsubishi Attrage1.1262.064140,1%5,2%1,7%
31Kia Picanto1.0432.60419,6%4,8%4,4%
412Hyundai i351.0251.732351,5%4,7%2,4%
52Mazda39272.288-1,0%4,2%3,4%
69Mazda28661.767295,4%4,0%1,0%
716Kia Sportage7011.304322,3%3,2%1,5%
85Skoda Octavia6801.856-18,8%3,1%2,7%
93Hyundai i106541.953142,2%3,0%2,4%
106Seat Ibiza4821.529101,7%2,2%1,5%
1120Suzuki Alto470932132,7%2,2%1,2%
1224Toyota Auris436845122,4%2,0%1,2%
1331Subaru Impreza329644-20,0%1,5%1,1%
1427Skoda Rapid32670826,8%1,5%1,0%
1514Hyundai i30311955-49,9%1,4%2,1%
1615Toyota Yaris3099449,6%1,4%1,3%
1726Kia Rio285681-38,4%1,3%2,0%
1829Subaru XV280607366,7%1,3%0,5%
1919Nissan Micra278784-16,0%1,3%1,9%
2011Mazda CX-52721.049-47,4%1,2%1,6%
2122Hyundai ix3526567811,3%1,2%1,3%
2236Volkswagen Jetta259510169,8%1,2%0,7%
2325Mitsubishi Space Star254654-25,1%1,2%1,6%
2453Opel Corsa24539888,5%1,1%0,4%
257Hyundai i252431.269-56,5%1,1%1,9%
2617Honda Civic233771-17,7%1,1%1,4%
2713Suzuki SX4 Crossover228901#DIV/0!1,0%0,2%
2833Citroen Berlingo2204833,8%1,0%0,6%
2842Toyota Verso220434150,0%1,0%0,7%
2923Renault Fluence207619-29,6%0,9%1,7%
3010Mitsubishi Outlander20299933,8%0,9%1,7%

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